Scales is geared toward the 14 to 26 year old female readership, but as a fantasy will appeal to the broader audience. Non-violent, entertaining, with a hint of romance. It is a page turner, with no sagging middle. Vivian Blue has always been a little different. But she had no idea how different, until Hatch Lancaster, Dragonkind's bad boy, enters her life on a secret mission. Within a short time, Hatch is her boss, her friend, and a man who haunts her heart and her dreams. And everything Blue has known and believed turns out to be a lie. Surrounded by subterfuge and an unidentified danger, Blue is left with Hatch as her only protection and defense. But as she turns more and more to Hatch, the danger seems to come more from the man himself than from the mysterious activities in Dragonkind. While the head dragon of one clan is trying to form a Joint Council to resolve the enmity between Dragonkind, Hatch is torn between his growing attraction for Blue, his responsibilities to the revered clan leader, and loyalty to his homeland of Concord. Blue fears she'll never fit into his world. She must choose between him and the place she's always called home.